Features and Benefits

  • the four keys for school success for older English learners
  • clear distinctions among the types of older English learners in our schools with examples of students from each category
  • a thorough discussion of the kinds of language proficiency older English learners need
  • a review of the latest research on effective practices for older English learners
  • detailed descriptions from the classrooms of three teachers, including thematic units they have developed, their daily routines, and the strategies they use to scaffold instruction
  • professional extension activities to help readers apply the information in this book to their own educational settings.